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Women’s Leadership Council to Celebrate Three Agencies at Summer Sizzler

SPRINGFIELD — United Way of Pioneer Valley’s affinity group, the Women’s Leadership Council (WLC), announced the three agencies it will be celebrating at its Summer Sizzler on Thursday, July 26 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Carriage House, Barney Estate, Forest Park. Tickets cost $10. To reserve a spot, call Shalana Ali at (413) 737-2691.

The Women’s Leadership Council focuses on girls’ and women’s issues in the community. WLC raises funds each year to award to agencies at this summer event. This year’s awardees are CHD – Terri Thomas Girls Program, YWCA of Western Massachusetts – Young Parent Services Program, and Care Center in Holyoke – Care Center College, academic programs for teen mothers and low-income women.

“Each of these programs provide essential services to equip low- and moderate-income girls and women to lead successful and rewarding lives, which is so important to the Women’s Leadership Council,” said Kathy Dube, interim CEO of United Way of Pioneer Valley.

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